Fabio Wajngarten, the press secretary for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, two sources who spoke with CNN confirmed this.
Bolsonaro’s health is being monitored.
Earlier on, Wajngarten had met up with US President Donald Trump in Florida and even shared a photo on his Instagram page standing with Donald Trump and US Vice President Mike Pence at Mar-a-Lago over the weekend.
“I’m not concerned at all, We did nothing very unusual, we sat next to each other for a period of time, ” the US President said referring to Brazil President Bolsonaro.
The press secretary Fabio Wajngarten was accompanying Bolsonaro on a trip to the US, during which the two leaders dined together. Earlier in the day, the pair had spoken to reporters about the coronavirus outbreak.